2016 Maryland State ODP Tryouts: Callback Lists

Posted 12/1/2015 (1:40 pm)                                                                     


The callback lists for each age group and gender (U13-17) for the 2016 Maryland State ODP will be posted here as they become available. Please make sure that the list is dated "2016" to ensure that you are viewing the correct callback list. Refresh your browser, if necessary.

Every player listed should attend the callback tryout for their age group and gender.

Please click here to view the updated tryout schedule.


2003 (U13) Boys                    2003 (U13) Girls

2002 (U14) Boys                    2002 (U14) Girls

2001 (U15) Boys                    2001 (U15) Girls

2000 (U16) Boys                    2000 (U16) Girls

1999 (U17) Boys                    1999 (U17) Girls


For the 1999 (U17) Girls, please e-mail Phil Gordon (doc@msysa.org) if you are unable to attend the callback tryout session. 

2016 Maryland State ODP U12 Training Pools

(Updated 12/01/2015 1:26 pm)                                                                    


The 2016 Maryland State ODP U12 training pools are now posted. Every player listed on one of the below pools will need to complete and return the following player packet along with the $100 deposit in order to accept their position by Friday, December 18, 2015.

U12 Boys and Girls Player Packet


Thank you to the 484 players (267 boys, 217 girls) that attended tryouts this year. A total of 102 boys (38% acceptance rate) and 99 girls (46% acceptance rate) were ultimately selected to join the 2016 Maryland State ODP U12 training pool*. If you are not listed on the below 2016 Maryland State ODP U12 training pool for your gender please remember that ODP is a process, not an event. Therefore, continue to work hard and we hope to see you at a future ODP tryout!

If you are listed on the below 2016 Maryland State ODP U12 training pool for your gender, CONGRATULATIONS!  Everyone from the MSYSA congratulates you on this huge accomplishment and looks forward to watching you develop and grow both as a person and as a player over the course of the season!

2004/5 (U12) Boys                    2004/5 (U12) Girls

                                                      2004/5 (U12) Boys from Make-Up Tryout Block

                                                      2004/5 (U12) Girls from Make-Up Tryout Block COMING SOON!

The parent/guardian of female player Grey 58 should contact the state office (410-768-5401).

Be sure to check the Team Pages frequently throughout the season as this is where important information will be posted.

*The U12 make-up tryouts are being held in late November/early December and players from these tryout blocks may be invited into the training pool.

2016 Maryland State ODP Tryout Registration OPEN!
World Cup Champions Played US Youth Soccer ODP!

All 23 players from the 2015 World Cup Championship U.S. Women's National Team have ties to US Youth Soccer including 22 who are US Youth Soccer ODP alumni.

If you desire to one day play for your country then you should register to tryout for the 2016 Maryland State ODP this fall. Information pertaining to online tryout registration will be available on the MSYSA website beginning early September.

The Maryland State ODP is now on Twitter!
Follow @MDStateODP


The Maryland State ODP is now on Twitter!

Follow @MDStateODP for the latest updates concerning the Maryland State ODP.

What is ODP?

The US Youth Soccer ODP is a national identification and development program for high-level players.  The program identifies  and develops youth players throughout the country to represent their state and regional associations.  At the state association level, pools of players are identified in each eligible age group, and brought together as a team to develop their skill through training and competition.  From the state pools and subsequent teams, players are identified for regional and national pools and teams.  Maryland State ODP teams are comprised of the best Maryland players in various age groups.

Click here to read about the ODP Advantage

US Youth Soccer segmented the United States into four regions (see below). Maryland is part of Region I.

More information concerning Region I can be found by clicking here

More information concerning US Youth Soccer can be found by clicking here

What it Takes to be Successful in the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program
by John Ellinger

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